Finally got to try the famous Fuwa Fuwa Japanese Pancakes that I have been seeing all over blogs and instagram. I was talking to a coworker at work about it and he told me that "fuwa fuwa" is actually an imitation sound of something being fluffy and soft. Like the movement of it bouncing when you shake the plate and the pancakes wiggle and create the sound like fuwa~ fuwa~ How cute! ( •⌄• ू )✧
They have this share a little bit of happiness gimmick if you post anything fuwa fuwa related with their hashtag #fuwafuwapancakes on social medial and you can get a scoop of ice cream for free when you show it to the cashier.
Their drinks and pancakes menu. They sell both hot and cold drinks and I actually forgot to take a picture of their hot drinks menu, lol. The cold drinks actually look very appealing but it was really cold out so I decided to order a hot drink instead. Maybe I will go back in the summer time to try their cold drinks.
I ordered a matcha latte to keep me warm from the cold!
And for the pancakes, I got the signature pancake with strawberries, blue berries and bananas.
And my friend got the creme brulee with ice cream, raspberries, blue berries and bananas and we shared it where we each had one of each type of pancakes.
My overall thoughts: To be honest, I was quite disappointed with my pancakes as they did not even wiggle or move at all when I shook the plate. It also was not as soft and fluffy as I expected it to be. It also tasted rather plain and I thought the creme brulee was much better. I talked to another coworker at work who had the pancakes at the same place but on a different time from when I went and she said her pancakes were much softer. So I think maybe the batter that day wasn't in the greatest quality on the day when I went so it did not come out looking as fluffy and soft. Quite a disappointment. I would like to go back again to try another time in the summer as it is quite expensive for dessert. Definitely wouldn't want to eat there often. On the plus side, they do offer a customer rewards where if you sign up with your phone number, they would send you discounts for getting half price drinks and other perks! I haven't been back since the first time to get anything though.
Address: 408 Bloor Street West Toronto, ON M5S 2N5